A Taste of Racism in Old Habana – 2007 by Francisco G. Gómez August of 2007: my excitement was on overload as my friend D ( Dean Warren Schomburg ) […]
As Cuba sends doctors around the world to help fight coronavirus, a Cuban antiviral drug, Interferon Alpha 2b, is helping countries like China stem the tide of the outbreak.
Photo galleries from the Raíces Folkloric Ensemble’s October 19 presentation of “Tale of Two Waters” at the Elizabeth Public Library.
by Francisco G. Gómez The Day of the Dead goes by many names, Día de los muertos, Day of the Ancestors, Day of the Egún, All souls Day and many […]
Mata Siguaraya by Francisco G. Gómez In Cuba the Yoruba of West Africa are known as Lucumí. The Yoruba were brought as slaves to the island of Cuba in the […]
The Medicinal and Spiritual Properties of Passion Fruit by Francisco G. Gómez Passiflora edulis, better known as Passion Fruit, is one of the most beautiful plants I have ever had […]
The new year has brought Raíces Cultural Center news of being awarded a program grant from the Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission to continue the annual Raíces Cultural Legacy Festival. The […]
It took only two short years to make a Pachamama believer out of me. Not being one to seek out sages, gurus or other learned individuals who seem to be […]
RAÍCES CULTURAL CENTER RECEIVES GRANT: THE SPIRIT OF THE HISPANO-AFRO-CARIBBEAN DANCE, SONG AND DRUM
The Spirit of the Drum has travelled from Africa to the Caribbean to the US and is now alive in Middlesex County. Raíces Cultural Center, A NJ Nonprofit Corporation has […]